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Municipal and Green Technology Collaboration Event Held at SmartBear’s Global Headquarters in Somerville

Somerville GreenTech Event Connects Commercially-Ready Green Technologies and Municipalities on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts
Somerville, MA — June 16, 2015 — SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, announced that the Municipal and Green Technology Collaboration event, hosted by the City of Somerville and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), is being held at its global headquarters at Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. This networking event is connecting commercially ready green technologies and municipalities. MassCEC is dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in Massachusetts—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.
 
WHAT:           Municipal and Green Technology Collaboration Event at SmartBear’s Global Headquarters
 
WHEN:           Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT
           
WHERE:        SmartBear Software, Assembly Row, 450 Artisan Way, Somerville, Massachusetts
 
Municipal adoption of new technology involves risk and uncertainty, while clean tech companies face obstacles in understanding municipalities’ procurement processes related to new technology. This event features a facilitated Q&A discussion followed by networking with the goal of discussing potential solutions to bridge the gap between municipality and clean tech company operations.
 
Doug McNary, CEO of SmartBear, Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Alicia Barton, CEO of MassCEC are delivering welcoming remarks. In attendance will be municipal officials who interact with facilities and technology adoption looking for new ways to reduce energy and water use and costs, companies with energy/water technologies that are ready for the market as well as industry stakeholders. SmartBear has common interests with MassCEC in supporting innovative technology and the creation of high quality local jobs. With SmartBear’s rapid growth, the company is hiring for several local positions. For more information, visit:
http://smartbear.com/company/careers/opportunities/.
 
Mayor Joe Curtatone launched the Somerville GreenTech program in May 2015 to engage the green technology industry in municipal partnerships that can help address climate change—today and in the future. For more information, visit: www.somervillema.gov/greentech.
 
SmartBear moved into its new global headquarters in Somerville earlier this year, and has been an active host for various events supporting local technology communities. For more information, visit: http://smartbear.com/new-headquarters/.
 

About SmartBear Software

SmartBear is behind the software that empowers developers, testers, and operations engineers at over 20,000 of the world’s most innovative organizations including Adobe, JetBlue, MasterCard, and Microsoft. More than 6 million people use our tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster. Our high-impact tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. These tools are backed by a team of people passionate about helping you create software that transforms our world. Those tools are SmartBear tools. That team is SmartBear. For more information, visit: http://smartbear.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

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